A limb lost every 3 hours: can Australia reduce amputations in people with diabetes?
Bergin, Shan M, Alford, Jan B, Allard, Bernard P, Gurr, Joel M, Holland, Emma L, Horsley, Mark W, Kamp, Maarten C, Lazzarini, Peter A, Nube, Vanessa L, Sinha, Ashim K, Warnock, Jason T, & Wraight, Paul R (2012) A limb lost every 3 hours: can Australia reduce amputations in people with diabetes? Medical Journal of Australia, 197(4), pp. 197-198.
Recommendations to improve national diabetes-related foot disease (DRFD) care • National data collection on incidence and outcomes of DRFD. • Improved access to care, through the Medicare Benefits Schedule, for people with diabetes who have a current or past foot complication. • Standardised national model for interdisciplinary DRFD care. • National accreditation of interdisciplinary foot clinics and staff. • Subsidies for evidence-based treatments for DRFD, including medical-grade footwear and pressure off-loading devices. • Holistic diabetes care initiatives to “close the gap” on inequities in health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Impact and interest:
Citation counts are sourced monthly from and citation databases.
These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.
Citations counts from theindexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.
Full-text downloads displays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Diabetes, Foot , Australia|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > CLINICAL SCIENCES (110300) > Endocrinology (110306)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Clinical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 Australasian Medical Publishing Company|
|Deposited On:||02 Nov 2012 00:20|
|Last Modified:||07 Nov 2012 09:40|
Repository Staff Only: item control page